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Monday
Dec242012

My Special Day: Thomas Brock Meets Paul Lawrie

Nothing like an inspirational 8 minutes to put things in perspective as we wrap up the year. Thanks to reader Brian for this latest installment in the Sky Sports series "My Special Day" where cancer survivor Thomas Brock spends the day with Paul Lawrie.

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Peace.
12.24.2012 | Unregistered CommenterKLG
Paul is a great guy and puts a huge amount back into Scottish golf.
Great also to see my ex assistant doing the coaching!
12.24.2012 | Unregistered Commenterchico
Best wishes to Thomas Brock and Paul Lawrie. And peace be with you all; my friends.
12.24.2012 | Unregistered Commenterdigsouth
Great story for Christmas, especially the parts I could understand through the Scottish accents.
12.24.2012 | Unregistered CommenterLynn S.
Same as what Lynn said, but I could understand everything.

Very inspirational story.
12.24.2012 | Unregistered CommenterJohn M
Chico
From Banchory days ?
12.24.2012 | Unregistered CommenterJock
Yep Jock-Lockers was with me there and also at Blairgowrie.Great guy-one of my best ever staff and a super teacher.He and Paul are working very well together.
He worked for me for 8 years-must have some resilience!!!!
12.25.2012 | Unregistered Commenterchico
These "My special day" events Sky sets up are so giving and wonderful. This Morning's on the BST 7 a.m. show was a young man who had an originally inoperable Brain Cancer who has survived 5 years. He was treated to the English National Rugby Team for a very special day and more. The most amazing is that the Rugby players are all such gentlemen, basically all the athletes in every one of these I have seen have all been such proper gentlemen. ALL about the young people, not in any way about themselves. So refreshing compared with American athletes off the pitch.

Specifically, Paul Lawrie is a very special gentleman. Touched by his son to make his return to top-level golf, I'm so glad I was there in person to see him win his Open Championship. It has been a pleasure to have been a fan of his for almost 13 years now. My life has been better for it, knowing and following such a nice man.
12.25.2012 | Unregistered CommenterGolfFan
Is this blog abandoned?
12.26.2012 | Unregistered Commenterafended
What a lovely story. All credit to Paul.
12.27.2012 | Unregistered CommenterMKA11
Literally made me cry. Good to see these things on your website, besides all them design features. Keep it on!
12.27.2012 | Unregistered CommenterPantegana
Thanks Geoff for this. . . (wipes tears from eyes). Good show Mr. Lawrie -- makes the beating we took at Medinah a lot more palatable when you see the character of the men who did it.

Merry Xmas and Happy New Year to all of you Shackites out there.
12.28.2012 | Unregistered CommenterSmolmania

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